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If there is curiosity around “why organic,” a good place to stop in is the annual MOSES (Midwest Organic Sustainable Education Services) conference and tradeshow. It is not only a conference; it is a beautiful destination with the event being hosted in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Speakers present workshops from 8:30 am to 5 pm Friday and Saturday on categories that cover business, marketing & management, certification & labeling, farming systems, field crops, health & homestead, leadership & community, livestock, marketing farming, soils, and specialty crops.
45-minute discussions with specified topics that take place scattered throughout the day.
Full-day classes are offered on Thursday, February 27th, for an in-depth presentation on a range of subjects. This year the classes are: Conservation Programs to Support Organic Farms, Financial Impact of Organic Grain Transition, Five Steps to a Fair Farm, Healthy Small Ruminants, Highs and Lows of Growing CBD Hemp, Manage Your High Tunnels for Long-Term Success, Managed Grazing for Healthier Dairy & Beef Herds, Rotations for Reduced Tillage & Resilience, Start a Producer-Owned Cooperative, Strategies for Successful Organic Tree-Fruit Production in Midwest.
The conference arena floor and surrounding halls are filled with vendors offering services and products.
Thursday, February 27th, there is an opportunity to join the regeneration conversation to regenerate the midwest.
Who will be there
A mix of over 3,000 people come together for three days, February 27-29, 2020. All kinds of farmers participate as part of a supportive community; produce, field crops, flowers, orchards, etc. Whether organic, considering transitioning to organic production or farming regeneratively, there are resources and people to help you succeed.
MOSES Conference App
Plan out your schedule, bookmark must-see exhibitors and have all of the details of the conference at your fingertips.
Download the app today!
- Search for “MOSES Organic Conference” in your phone’s app store or click this link on your phone.
- Open and tap Download or Install.
- CrowdCompass might email a verification code to you. Just enter the code to access the app.
NOTE: If you used the app in 2019, make sure you’re viewing the 2020 app with the blue screen. Switch out of 2019 by tapping the bars at top left of the 2019 home screen and selecting “Switch Event.”
Farmer of The Year
As part of the conference each year, one farmer who has been nominated is selected as the Farmer of The Year. This year’s candidate will be awarded on Thursday in the Gathering Hall.